Howard Carter, the 20th century Indiana Jones, discovers tomb, finds ancient pharaoh Peyton Powell Staff Writer Howard Carter, the 20th Century Indiana Jones. No, not like the fedora wearing, whip carrying crusader who went on epic . . .
The Beatles take the US by storm: a revolution in music culture Peyton Powell Staff Writer On February 9, 1964, the United States had just entered the peak of time known as the “British Invasion.” . . .
Maria Glotfelter Features Editor Elvis Presley was an iconic American singer. On November 15, 1956, “Love Me Tender,” Elvis Presley’s song, came out. The song was based on a Civil War ballad called “Aura Lee.” . . .
Preparing for turkey time: Thanksgiving declared a national holiday Dan Zalewski III Sports Editor On this day 152 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln officially established Thanksgiving as an American Holiday. The tradition of Thanksgiving dates . . .
Polio vaccine saves lives Dan Zalewski III Sports Editor Today marks the 50th anniversary of the invention of the oral polio vaccine. Starting at the beginning of the 1900s, the infectious disease poliomyelitis, more commonly . . .
Crash! Stock market plummets Dan Zalewski III Sports Editor Today marks the 8th anniversary of the 2008 financial market crash. During the late 2000s, the United States suffered the largest stock market crash since the . . .
Massachusetts Massacres: Not Boston, but Salem Dan Zalewski III Sports Editor Today marks the 324th anniversary of the end of hangings in the Salem Witch Trials. In the late 17th century, colonies in the Americas . . .
Remembering 9/11: fifteen years later Maria Glotfelter Features Editor It is hard to believe that there is now a generation who will have no first-hand recollection of what happened on September 11, 2001. The terrorist . . .
Reluctant academic transforms into influential politician Maria Glotfelter Staff Writer On April 5, 1955, Winston Churchill resigned from being the British prime minister. According to news.bbc.co.uk, he withdrew from the position due to poor health. . . .